JB Arts Festival: National Symphony Orchestra

When: Fri, September 20, 8:30pm – 10:00pm, 2013
Where: Sultan Ibrahim Building , Bukit Timbalan, Johor Bahru
Admission: MYR 30
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Housed in Istana Budaya, the6 National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) has performed memorable concerts graced by internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, which has brought fascinating challenges and contributed towards the orchestra’s growth. For the 10th JB Arts Festival, the NSO will be presenting two performances. The first will be a 10-strong woodwinds ensemble on 18th September (Wednesday) and a 22-strong strings ensemble on 20th September (Friday).

Wind Repetoire:
  • Claude Debussy – Children Collections/Preludes
  • Joachim Raff – Sinfonietta Op. 188
  • Scott Joplin
  • Carl Maria Von Weber – Die Freischutz Overture
  • Percy Grainger Arr – Londonerry Air
  • Dmitri Shostakovich – Polka from the New Age
  • Wolfgang A. Mozart – Serenade in C Minor
Strings Repetoire:
  • 1. Sonata No. 1, In G Major (Gioacchino Rossini)
  • 2. Serenade For String (Edward Elgar, Op 20)
  • 3. Serenade For String (Antonin Dvorak, Op 22)